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Kamogawa River, Kyoto

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Get away from it all on the banks of Kamogawa River, a river flowing from the mountains northwest of the city, and running right through town. With areas of cherry blossoms, green banks, and bridges acting as meeting places for young lovers, the river provides a welcome and varied place to evade the crowds and listen to the flowing water. See how the river interacts with the city in the more developed areas, with its waters becoming central to a number of shrines and pleasant gardens. Arrange your visit to Kamogawa River and discover more family-friendly attractions in Kyoto using our Kyoto trip maker tool .
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  • October 3, 2017
    Purpose in a major river in Kyoto, especially going through while sightseeing in Kyoto, where at. Adopted its views than the Kamo River itself, cafés and restaurants, is at. The views of the waterfront Takase River flows beside the amplified atmosphere of Kyoto.
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  • September 25, 2017
    Just a stone's throw from our hotel, we found ourselves here a few times. Very enjoyable for tourists and locals alike.  more »
  • September 21, 2017
    We stayed at the Ritz Carlton which is just next to this river. It is very pleasant to walk, ride bicycle and take photos along this river.  more »

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